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Are Ernest Hemingway and Mariel Hemingway related?

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The US Sun
The US Sun
 2021-04-06

MARIEL Hemingway has been a star of the silver screen since her 1979 Oscar nomination for her role in the Woody Allen-directed Manhattan.

Despite her accolades and decades of on-screen success, many are unaware of her famous family history.

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Mariel Hemingway Credit: Getty

Who is Mariel Hemingway?

Mariel Hemingway is an American actress that has over 40 years worth of experience in cinema, stemming all the way back to her first breakout role Lipstick, in 1976.

Mariel has received multiple award nominations, including recognition from the Academy and BAFTA after her performance in Woody Allen's 1979 flick Manhattan.

She also achieved a Golden Globe nomination for her role in TV series Civil Wars.

Mariel has often spoke of her struggles wit mental health amid lingering issues with her siblings.

In a 2013 documentary film titled Running From Crazy, Mariel spoke of her family's struggles with alcoholism, mental illnesses and suicide. She mentioned how her sister Margaux's suicide continued to haunt her.

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Mariel has often spoke about her mental health battles Credit: Getty Images - Getty

Are Ernest Hemingway and Mariel Hemingway related?

Mariel's paternal grandfather was Nobel Prize-laureate novelist Ernest Hemingway.

Tragically, Mariel never met her grandfather who died by suicide four months before she was born.

She is named after the Cuban port of Mariel, somewhere Ernest often visited with her father.

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New documentary Ernest Hemingway: The Old Man and the Androgyny hits screens in the U.S. this week, where they explore Hemingway's character and aim to unearth new information surrounding his sexualty.

Hemingway touched on topics that other authors wouldn't dare, the documentary reveals how the writer also believed his book The Garden of Eden was "too sexually adventurous" to be released in his lifetime.

He was proved correct, the novel wasn’t released until 1986, 25 years after he shot himself in his home in Ketchum, Idaho.

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Mariel appeared in 1988 HBO film Steal The Sky Credit: HBO

Is Mariel Hemingway married?

Mariel married Stephen Crisman in 1984, though they separated in 2008 and divorced the following year.

Mariel never remarried, but as of 2015 was in a relationship with former stuntman Bobby Williams.

Does Mariel Hemingway have children?

Mariel and Stephen had two daughters together, Dree Hemingway and Langley Fox.

Both daughters have enjoyed huge success as models, though younger daughter Langley opted to drop Hemingway from her public name.

Langley has featured in work for Marc Jacobs, while Dree has walked for both Givenchy and Topshop.

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